Are you happy? Do you want more happiness for yourself or for your loved ones but are not sure what to do? In this workshop, we will discuss how to empower youth and adults to cultivate compassion and create greater happiness starting from within. In a fast-paced interactive session, touching on the Project Happiness Film, research-based book and strength-based curriculum, you will come away with powerful practices for kids, the family and the workplace. Learn how to effectively implement social and emotional life skills such as mastering your emotions, self-compassion, positive relationship building, mindfulness techniques and gratitude. Understand how to adjust your mindset for a happier life. Everything you need is inside of you.
About the Workshop Leader:
Randy Taran is the founder of Project Happiness, a non-profit organization that empowers youth and adults to create greater happiness and compassion through social and emotional learning. She is the co-author of the Project Happiness Handbook, which illustrates best practices in emotional intelligence and character building, and helps people master their emotions, increase empathy and build on their strengths. Randy produced the documentary film, Project Happiness, where students from three continents interviewed the Dalai Lama, George Lucas, Richard Gere, and neuroscientist Richard Davidson. An experiential learning curriculum that grew from the film is being piloted in classrooms and youth programs globally. It’s been taught in over 25 schools nationwide and has served students in 7 countries. Randy blogs for the Huffington Post on happiness, compassion, bullying and social and emotional learning. She also serves on the board of the Dalai Lama Foundation. Randy lives with her family in Palo Alto, California.